icon_calendar_taupeJune 27th and 28th, 2022
icon_location_taupeEHL Campus Lausanne (CH) 

Welcome to the 6th edition of the HFE conference

The forum that connects academics and covers topics from tourism economics, finance, asset management, real estate, housing, real estate private equity to hospitality. 

About the Conference

The 6th annual Hospitality Finance & Economics research conference is a forum to explore the latest advances in finance, real estate and economics.
As finance, real estate and economics experts need to work in unison, the creation and sharing of insights is paramount in creating a wholesome environment for investors, managers, policy makers and consumers, in hospitality and beyond. Hosting renowned experts and academics, this conference aims at facilitating knowledge creation and sharing across disciplines.

Call for Papers

Topics for paper submission

This edition of the conference wants to put an emphasis – but is not limited to – the following topics in the real estate or finance fields. The submitted papers may – but do not need to - display hospitality relevance:

·    Investments

·    Sentiments

·    Big data & machine learning

·    Corporate governance

·    Valuation

·    Demand modelling and forecasting

·    Spatial econometrics

·    Sustainability

·    Behavioral finance

·    Market, investor or consumer sentiments

·    Economics of social media, customer reviews and ratings

·    Other quantitative research in hospitality




We invite you to submit papers to be considered for presentation at its 6th Hospitality Finance & Economics Conference. Please note that:

  • All areas related to finance and real estate are welcome.
  • Papers with a hospitality-focus are encouraged but not mandatory.
  • Empirical / experimental papers – and well-developed case studies are welcome
  • We ask you not to submit a paper that has been accepted for publication in a journal.
  • We particularly encourage submissions by PhD students in advanced stages of their studies.
  • Presenters of accepted papers should agree to act as discussants and ample time will be provided for paper sessions.

Important dates

Extended deadline for submitting full papers

Acceptance decision on extended abstracts/full papers

Last date for presenter's registration

15th March 2022

27th March 2022

15th May 2022


Keynote Speakers

Leading academics will deliver keynote lectures on hedge funds, real estate, tourism demand forecasting, and the global tourism economy.



Tien Foo Sing, PhD

National University of Singapore


On Monday 27th June, we will have the pleasure of hosting a Panel Discussion, livestream with EHL Campus (Singapore). Our 4 experts will be discussing the current situation in Real Estate and Hospitality, as well as the upcoming trends in those sectors.

Diana Oblak
Managing Director Switzerland, Stoneweg

Adeline Phua

Development Director – South East Asia & Korea, IHG Hotels & Resorts

zoltan szelyes

Zoltan Szelyes

Founder & CEO, Macro Real Estate AG

Lingwei Tan 2022

Lingwei Tan

Senior Vice President, JLL Hotels & Hospitality


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The conference will be held at EHL Campus Lausanne, Switzerland. The school offers world-class teaching and research facilities.

The city of Lausanne boasts a perfect location in the center of Europe, surrounded by vineyards, picturesque historic towns and castles, scenic Lake Geneva, as well as offering a number of renowned restaurants and hotels.

The school is 70 kilometers from Geneva International Airport, 200 kilometers from Zurich International Airport and 9 kilometers from Lausanne Train Station. Both the airports have frequent and convenient train connections to Lausanne.


Jean-Philippe Weisskopf

Jean-Philippe Weisskopf, PhD

Associate Professor at EHL Hospitality Business School, Campus Lausanne


Masaki Mori, PhD

Associate Professor at EHL Hospitality Business School, Campus Lausanne


Luciano Lopez, PhD

Dean of EHL Hospitality Business School, Campus (Singapore)

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